... He diagnosed that my 2 ligaments were torn but missed 2 other torn tendons and the need for a scope. I didn't have surgery with him only because I had to have surgery at a specific hospital due to a complication with anesthesia and he didn't have priveleges there. ... (2 replies)
... I had foot surgery on Oct. ... (1 replies)
... After many years of pain from my bunions decided to get them fixed. I was terrified after reading all the posts. I found a Dr. who does minimally invasive surgery which will get me back to dancing . Yes, get a second opinion. ... (8 replies)
... Congratulations on having done your surgery and now on the mend. ... (4 replies)
... I had had bunions all my life. ... (2 replies)
... I've has 3 ankle surgeries and bilateral tailors bunions corrected. ... (15 replies)
... I was told by the last pod I went to that what I am experiencing is scar tissue rubbing against a nerve, but he never came up with a solution as to how to get rid of it. ... (124 replies)
... It really depends on your surgeon, some will see their patients at 1 week post op and some at 2. I had my bandages changed 2 days after surgery and again at 1 week post op. The bandages were removed at 2 weeks along with the stitches. ... (21 replies)
... Do you know the surgery will be inpatient or outpatient? ... (5 replies)
... Thank you very much for the info. I really appreciate it.
I am assuming they either shaved or cut the bunions. Not sure about cutting the bone through. I had a bunion on the big toe towards the top of the toe and had a metatarsal bunion. My Doc removed both and He also had to realign the big toe and joint and he said he would be moving the ligament. I have standard non... (4 replies)
... My pain varies from a dull throb to sharp like stinging pains, as if the scar has split open. ... (49 replies)
... I had Mortons Neuroma surgery on left foot and hammertoe surgery on right foot 7 months ago. ... (13 replies)
... and a little incision on the 2nd right toe of the right foot six weeks ago. Everything went great with the surgery and I have minimal pain. ... (6 replies)
... If I were you I'd get a second opinion, and unless the bunions are causing you alot of pain, don't have the surgery. ... (14 replies)
... I am having the ultrasound as well as deep tissue massage to help break up scar tissue from the neuroma surgery. Thanks for the detailed description of your exercises. ... (27 replies)
... Check out RunnerMac's posts using the search function of the board. He had bunionectomy on both feet I think late last year. I haven't seen any posts from him lately, so I think he's still doing well.
About surgery: It's definitely an option. However, it is a long recovery, and there is always a chance of complications. You will have at least a small scar, although... (1 replies)
... I don't know what "minimal" incision means, but I had double bunion surgery nearly 5 weeks ago and was walking immediately after surgery. ... (7 replies)
... Did the doctor say there is minimal pain too with the minimal incision?
You should know upfront, there are no easy solutions to foot problems.
You walk and stand on these little bones in your feet, and when they get
out of alignment, it takes a lot to put them back in line. I would avoid doctors who say they can do minimal incision for foot surgery. In the end,
is it more... (7 replies)
... how was I supposed to decide on major surgery if I couldn't even find two doctors who agreed what should be done? ... (28 replies)
... I had my surgery 3 weeks ago and it was a lot easier than I thought. I was very afraid of the anesthesia but it was a piece of cake... ... (18 replies)